Mobility

Dell Streak Teardown

Separate the touchscreen cable from the metal shield

The touchscreen's ribbon cable is attached to the metal shield beneath it with a small amount of adhesive. It may take a bit of effort, but you should be able to separate the cable from the shield without damaging the cable or the circuits connected to it.

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